As you know, a lot of work goes into creating a book—writing, editing, marketing, and publishing—One of the most important aspects of any book production or marketing plan is its cover.
She submitted the following stunning concepts:
After collaborating with the designer, the author, the production team, and our audience (via a contest on our social media platforms), we ultimately went with the design you see on the sales pages today. The photograph featured is a scene from the Fortunes' Alberta homestead, and dates to about 1913.
FIELDS OF FORTUNE: 'Viking Farmers In America is a captivating take on history by Robert Dodge, which reflects on the immigrant experience of a Norwegian family. The book tells the story of the family's immigration journey from 1853 through WWII. In the book, we encounter hopeful and nervous Norwegians who leave their homeland to seek a better life in America, a place they only knew through second-hand tales of freedom. Through meticulous research and narrative biography, Robert Dodge brings to life the story of the Norwegian immigrants and their experiences as 'Viking' Farmers in America.